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No core programming? Only international?


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#1 OFFLINE   AppliedAggression

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Posted 20 June 2010 - 07:42 AM

Is it possible to not have any core programming package with Dish? I'm thinking about only keeping international channels and maybe locals?

Is there an additional fee for no core package?

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#2 OFFLINE   CABill

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Posted 20 June 2010 - 08:18 AM

If you OWN your receivers, you can subscribe to "less" but there will be an added Service Access Fee ($6 I think).

If you LEASE a receiver, the minimum programming options are spelled out in http://www.dishnetwo...A_Agreement.pdf
Note that "other qualifying international programming" requires $10 locals only sub. The $10 covers the price of locals AND avoids an additional Service Access Fee.

Your best bet is to ask a CSR, but locals may not be a "maybe". W/O locals, an owned receiver would add $6 access fee, making locals only cost an added $4.




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